Franklin United Football Club

Next Home Game

Franklin United v Metro FC
22 June 2019, 3.00pm at Pukekohe

Waikato Unicol AFC

Our vision is to create a sustainable pathway to the top level for all football players, coaches and referees within the Franklin community.

We are challenging ourselves to change history and the past has shown us that the more talented youth players in our region have had to pursue their goals by joining an inner city club outside of the Franklin area. Without Franklin United, the opportunity for a pathway does not exist and this is putting extra pressure on local households and families, both socially and financially. Read on…

Sponsor Profile
Franklin United Sponsor Profile - Pukekohe Builders

Pukekohe Builders

Pukekohe Builders

Pukekohe Builders provides reliable, high quality building solutions for Residential and Commercial customers. We provide project management, construction and building management solutions. We will manage your building project from commencement through to completion in a professional manner, on budget and on time.


Player Profile

Lance Kraakman

Lance Kraakman

Wearing shirt #9, Lance is a local Pukekohe lad having played 20 NRFL matches to date.  His favourite club is Liverpool and player is Stephen Gerrard.  His biggest influence on his football is his family and his best football memory is winning the U19 Napier Tournament.

Lance’s Player Sponsor is:

Latest News

We try to keep our supporters informed by frequently posting news and notices about Franklin United’s activities. Check back regularly to keep up-to-date or follow us on Facebook or Twitter.

Franklin United Update #22

11 May 2019|

Welcome  It's been two months since our last newsletter and we are just catching our breath from getting the season underway!  The start of the season is always a crazy time for any sports club [...]

Franklin United Update #21

14 March 2019|

Franklin United is a regional club set up to cater for talent development across the Franklin Region.  On 5 March we expanded our member club base to include the Tuakau Soccer Club (TSC). This is a [...]

Franklin United Update #20

21 January 2019|

Welcome to the first edition of the Franklin United newsletter of 2019.  We promise this year will be as exciting as the last and a lot of work is going on behind the scenes to [...]

Franklin Speaking Frankly

By Jim Evans

Franklin Speaking Frankly #16

28 May 2019|

Well done to the first team who got their third win of the NRFL season last weekend against Albany. Albany are a good footballing side especially at home, where they have been particularly hard to beat over the last few years. It is always pleasing to come from behind [...]

Franklin Speaking Frankly #15

8 April 2019|

Another season has rolled around again. I remember when I was coaching a long time ago now - in the days when we had to walk to the football pitch in our bare feet. There was a thing called a summer break. Those days have gone and everything keeps progressing. [...]

Franklin Speaking Frankly #14

11 March 2019|

A guidance through best practice Our number 1 priority at Franklin United is to provide the best pathways and opportunities for our Franklin community.  However, when considering the hot topic of improvement or striving to be the best you can be, it's important to not to preference quantity over quality:  I need to have my [...]


Our Main Sponsors

Franklin United is very grateful to the sponsors of our football club – their invaluable contributions help to keep costs down for our members. Please acknowledge our sponsors’ generosity and support their businesses where you can.